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RE: [Paparazzi-devel] re: Mutiplex Funjet

From: Stephen L Hulme
Subject: RE: [Paparazzi-devel] re: Mutiplex Funjet
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2009 23:06:09 +1300

Dear Cedric

Thank you. I will take your advice.



Cédric Marzer wrote:I have disabled it: the brake function makes sense mostly with a folding prop to make sure it will fold to reduce the drag. If you disable it, you will have a more lineare response of the throttle : if you go fast and cut the throttle the propeller will keep turning and will act as an airbrake and the plane will "brake". Theoretically you can also reach a steeper glide angle at a lower speed when landing. One disadvantage though : the prop will continue turning as you land and that may increase the risk to brake it (to be proven…).

Stephen Hulme wrote:Is it advisable to disable the electronic speed controller throttle brake function or not?


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